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62+ Star Wars Tattoo Ideas that will bring you closer to The Force

By Jason Hamilton / November 2, 2019
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For followers of popular culture, there is nothing more compelling than a Star Wars tattoo. This renowned universe is filled with brilliantly captivating icons and worlds to replicate as body art!

Guys can gain deep respect from their peers with riveting Star Wars ink.

The non-human characters are especially ravishing when they are turned into body art. Darth Vader is the most preeminent villain in the series, and his infamous mask boldly captures his evil might. The Stormtrooper is another archetypal symbol of the original trilogy. Perhaps the most thrilling enemy is the bounty hunter Boba Fett.

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On the Jedi side, there is plenty of righteous swanks revealed by the robotic likenesses of R2D2 and C-3PO. Chewbacca is another cult hit that keeps earning more prominence. Of course, you can’t forget about Yoda either.

Star Wars spaceships also make fantastic tattoos. The Millennium Falcon is luxuriously discerning for Rebels, and followers of the Empire share their fond appreciation of the Death Star. TIE Fighters are innately recognizable vessels, and the same is true of its opposing X-wing Starfighter.

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You can use the force of these Star Wars tattoos to amplify your baronial fashion sense with kingly splendor.

Let the Dark Side of the Force complete you once again with this Darth Vader Tattoo

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Feel the power of the Dark Side with this Star Wars Tattoo

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The Phantom Menace Darth Maul Tattoo

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The ever reliable Chewbacca

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Get your bounty with this Boba Fett tattoo

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What Is Star Wars?

Star Wars is an American epic space opera media franchise created by George Lucas. The franchise began with the eponymous 1977 film and quickly became a worldwide pop-culture phenomenon.

The first film, later subtitled Episode IV – A New Hope, was followed by the sequels Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and Episode VI – Return of the Jedi (1983), forming what is collectively referred to as the original trilogy. A prequel trilogy was later released, consisting of Episode I – The Phantom Menace (1999), Episode II – Attack of the Clones (2002) and Episode III – Revenge of the Sith (2005). Finally, a sequel trilogy began with Episode VII – The Force Awakens (2015), continued with Episode VIII – The Last Jedi (2017), and will conclude with Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker (2019).

The film series expanded into other media, including television series, video games, novels, comic books, theme park attractions and themed areas, as well as other kinds of media, resulting in an all-encompassing fictional universe, which, in 2014, required an almost total reboot, resulting in the formation of the distinct Star Wars Legends continuity of (fictional) events, now obsolete, which includes media preceding the reboot and a few later releases. Star Wars holds a Guinness World Records title for the “Most successful film merchandising franchise”. In 2018, the total value of the Star Wars franchise was estimated at US$65 billion, and it is currently the fifth-highest-grossing media franchise of all-time.

Feel enlightened with Grand Master Yoda in this Star Wars Tattoo

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Help a friend with Admiral Ackbar with this Star Wars Tattoo

Never get lost with a C-3PO tattoo at your side

Feel the privilege of having the Death Star at your arsenal with this Star Wars Tattoo

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The Meaning Of A Star Wars Tattoo

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock for the last four decades, you should at the least know who the main Star Wars characters are. Dating back to the 1970s, people love getting inked with the Star Wars tattoos to represent a variety of things.

If you connect with this movie series and are looking to really leave your mark on this world, you can not go wrong with a creative Star Wars tattoo.

One of the most popular reasons many people are getting inked with the Star Wars tattoos today is simply as a reminder of their childhood. Many adults today can tell you exactly what theater, how many times, and where they saw and fell in love with the very first Star Wars movie.

Regardless if you were for good or the dark side, the image you get inked with is more of a reminder of days gone by. Even though the series continues today, there is something about those iconic images of Darth Vader, the Stormtroopers, the Death Star, or lightsabers, that really brings you back to being a kid at heart.

Today, the newer generation appreciate everything Star Wars, but they must incorporate their unique twist on the designs to make them their own. Rather than getting the Star Wars tattoos to remind them of a time long ago, these designs are creative, unique, and telling of this person’s being.

These kids today choose a design that incorporates Yoda saying something relative to the day, Darth Vader’s menacing glare, or an image of Princess Leia and her commitment to good over evil. Quotes from the movies, secondary characters, or combinations of the old and new, all appealing aspects of bringing attention to one’s love for anything related to Star Wars.

Making the Star Wars tattoos all your own is something that ink lovers today have done to separate themselves from the pack. The font used for the Star Wars is iconic, and using it to spell other words like the bride and groom, are a throwback to the shoe and everything it represents.

Having two characters fighting with lightsabers can be representative of the struggle within of good versus evil, or if can represent having to battle certain inner demons on a daily basis.

There are many unique symbols specific to this movie series that connect with body ink lovers too. Perhaps, on one hand, you want to show your dark side or allegiance to good, but want to do it in a clever way.

Then you have the options to get inked with the First Republic symbol, Sith Empire symbol, Jedi Order symbol, Open Circle Fleet symbol, or the Black Sun symbol. Each has a unique meaning, and either you instantly get it or you are left scratching your head. Those in the know will appreciate your nod to the movies.

The Star Wars tattoos run the full range of good, evil, and a little of both. Whether you are for good, fighting inner demons, or have a burning desire to save the empire, these tattoo designs are fun, creative, and definitely unique.

Never be alone with R2-D2 by your side with this tattoo

A trooper never backs down from a fight, be brave with this tattoo

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Venture the Galaxy with a Star Wars Tattoo of  Han and Leia

Be more powerful than ever before as he strikes you down with this Tattoo of Obi Wan with his duel with Darth Vader

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Neotraditional Star Wars Tattoos

Something that is old and irrelevant cannot be modernized right? Wrong! Old designs can still come to life because of artists and enthusiasts that gives out passionate efforts to modernize things that are considered old. Look at vintage cars and objects for example, yes they are old but they can be considered “rad” or cool when given proper care. This is also the same case with tattoo designs that are considered classics. Most millennials would think that having classic tattoo designs makes them feel old. This is the reason why neo-traditional tattoo designs were born. Artists and enthusiasts alike would like to revitalize the classic designs so that they will still have a foothold in an industry that is completely changing with the times. They want these classic designs to also change with the times and have a new face, a new breath of life, a new demographic. These neo-traditional tattoos hope to be the successor of the big classic designs of the old days and bring a new era to the said classic designs.

Join Boba Fett on his missions with this Neo-traditional Star Wars Tattoo

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A variety of Star Wars Tattoos

Relax with this Stormtrooper tattoo

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“A New Hope” Star Wars Tattoo

Roll on with this BB-8 Droid tattoo

Despite the change in detail and physical appearance over the years, the meaning of each tattoo design that was given a new breath of life is still the same. Skulls still hold the same meaning, wolves also. American imagery, which is commonly used in this approach of tattoo design, still holds the same meaning as its classic tattoo counterpart.

Show them who’s their Daddy with this tattoo of Darth Vader

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Never fear the enemy with Grand Master Yoda by your side

Take Aim with Princess Leia with this tattoo

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Prove your worth as an Apprentice like Darth Maul in this tattoo

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What truly makes a tattoo design be classified as a neo-traditional tattoo is its bold choice of colors. Most often, neo-traditional tattoos will have eye-popping colors be mixed with other eye-popping colors to make the tattoo stand out from the crowd. Another element that we commonly see in neo-traditional tattoos are the bold outlines of the objects of the tattoo. These bold outlines also help to make the tattoo design pop out and make it easier to mix different colors since there is this somewhat sufficient boundary to each color.

Do not know what we are talking about? Here are some neo-traditional tattoo ideas we have seen on the web to help you.

Board the Millennium Falcon with this Star Wars Tattoo

Pierce through any obstacle with this Tattoo of Star Wars Iconic Lightsaber

Resist the seduction of the Dark Side of the force with a Tattoo of Grand Master Yoda

Fight for honor valiantly with a tattoo of a Clone trooper

The Geometric Star Wars Tattoo

As the days go by and tattoo designs come and go, a lot of the designs that come out in recent years continues to challenge tattoo artists and tattoo enthusiasts alike. One of the most challenging to be released in the past few years was geometric tattoo designs. Everyone in the body art industry and the tattoo community are raving about geometric tattoo designs for quite some time now and for sure you would like to ask us if it’s worth the rave reviews and comments it is having now. Well, it is for you to decide but worry not as we will help you figure out if it is really worth it.

Escape the Death Star with this Geometric Star Wars Tattoo

R2-D2 is always with you with this Geometric tattoo

The Millennium Falcon Geometric Star Wars Tattoo

Clone Trooper Geometric Star Wars Tattoo

R2-D2 Geometric Star Wars Tattoo

Geometry is a branch of mathematics that is concerned with questions of shape, size, the relative position of figures, and the properties of space. (source: www.wikipedia.org) This branch of mathematics, and in extension, science, is mostly considered as a graphic, logical, and numerical form of thinking. It is filled with figures, lines, and measurements which makes it a very interesting field of mathematics.

We are pretty sure, however, that the reason why geometric tattoo designs were inspired by geometry was not that of the measurements but rather the figures in this intellectual field. Geometric tattoos explore the idea of using numerous lines to form a unique shape and figure which can accentuate a simple tattoo.

Since its introduction in the body art industry a few years ago, a lot of designs were made that can be classified under the geometric tattoo design category. Most of these designs are modern and artsy and here are some of the designs which feature geometric themes:

Grand Master Yoda Geometric Star Wars Tattoo

Boba Fett Geometric Star Wars Tattoo

Death Star Geometric Star Wars Tattoo

Millennium Falcon Geometric Star Wars Tattoo

Darth Vader Geometric Star Wars Tattoo

Clone Trooper Geometric Star Wars Tattoo

The Death Star Geometric Star Wars Tattoo

X-Wing Fighter Geometric Star Wars Tattoo

Star Wars Tattoo For Men

If you are a man and you are looking for the perfect tattoo, Star Wars is the right choice for you. You will find that a lot of other men have had the same idea – a lot of men are interested in Star Wars, and who wouldn’t be? It’s awesome! – which means that you are in good company. It also does not make it look as though you are trying too hard to look masculine, like it might if you went for one of the more typical “bad boy” tattoos which, let’s face it, make you look not such much a hard “man” as a bad “boy”.

Darth Vader Star Wars Tattoo For Men

Star Wars Tattoo for Men

Millennium Falcon Star Wars Tattoo For Men

Boba Fett and R2-D2 Helmet Vader Tattoo For Men

A clone trooper, Darth Vader and General Grevious Tattoos For Men

Clone Trooper Star Wars Tattoo For Men

Star Wars Tattoo For Men

Kylo Ren Star Wars Tattoo For Men

Star Fighter Star Wars Tattoo For Men

Storm Trooper Star Wars Tattoo For Men

Darth Sidious Star Wars Tattoo For Men

Count Dooku Star Wars Tattoo For Men

Jedi Master Obi Wan Kenobi Star Wars Tattoo For Men

Star Wars Tattoo For Women

Despite being a geeky men thing, Star Wars is also loved by tons of women from all corners of the globe. Recently, more and more women are coming in and joining the Star Wars fandom and to show their admiration for the franchise, some of these women get tattoos with Star Wars in mind.

Here are just some of the best Star Wars tattoo designs for women we saw:

Grand Master Yoda Tattoo For Women

Princess Leia Star Wars Tattoo For Women

Rebel Alliance Star Wars Tattoo For Women

A highly detailed underboob tattoo of a stormtrooper.

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A highly stylized mandala-inspired star wars tattoo of the Millennium Falcon.

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A sleeve tattoo of a pinewood forest with the death star above.

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About the author

Jason Hamilton

Jason has been an avid fan of tattoos for over 13 years now. He is currently 35 years old, and he got his first tattoo at the age of 22. Since then, he has added over 20 tattoos to his collection. He is also into writing, which is why he decided to celebrate both of his passion and hobby through tats ‘n’ rings. Jason dreams of having his very own tattoo parlor soon. Jason would be very happy to answer any questions about tattoos that you may have! Leave a comment below and he’ll answer it for you right away!

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